OFF TANGENT
May the Naga landslide be the last
by Aven Piramide - September 23, 2018 - 12:00am
A tragedy of unimaginable horror just unfolded before our eyes.
Ompong shows our need for sanctuaries
by Aven Piramide - September 20, 2018 - 12:00am
There are features in international television depicting natural calamities of harrowing magnitude.
Galdino “Gal”Varona Sr.
by Aven Piramide - September 16, 2018 - 12:00am
(This is part of the eulogy I delivered on the eve of the interment of my friend, Galdino Varona Sr.)
Presidential miscues are not jokes
by Aven Piramide - September 13, 2018 - 12:00am
I have lived in Cebu City for a great part of my life, qualifying me as a Cebuano as anyone else.
How Ludlum would write about us
by Aven Piramide - September 9, 2018 - 12:00am
There was a time when I spent my hard-earned pesos on the works of Robert Ludlum, starting with “Scarlatti Inheritance” to the Jason Bourne series, as much as I kept updating my SCRA. Ludlum always had...
Fear is not a shadow anymore
by Aven Piramide - September 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Fear is enveloping our country, starting with the war on drug by President Rodrigo Duterte.
Bullying is shameful
by Aven Piramide - September 2, 2018 - 11:51pm
A bully, according to my antiquated Britannica-Webster Dictionary (1988 edition) is a tough browbeating person; one habitually cruel to those who are weaker.
Some ideas to address traffic
by Aven Piramide - August 30, 2018 - 12:00am
We complain against the monstrous traffic jams delaying our travel.
“Bugas,” non-important commodity
by Aven Piramide - August 26, 2018 - 12:00am
Since the past several weeks, our attention has been glued on the worrisome diminishing rice supply.
Wrong attention
by Aven Piramide - August 19, 2018 - 12:00am
We continue to hear, since the last few days, reports of the possible resignation of President Rodrigo Duterte.
Luzon floods can be avoidable
by Aven Piramide - August 16, 2018 - 12:00am
I was horrified by the news on the flooding that wrecked most of Luzon over the weekend. Many towns and barangays, even cities, became virtual lakes.
Something does not add up
by Aven Piramide - August 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Few days ago, a report on national television said inflation is now 5.7 percent, the highest in many years.
Wrong mistake!?
by Aven Piramide - August 9, 2018 - 12:00am
“Wrong Mistake” was a Tagalog film many years ago, starring comedian Chiquito.
A packet of a traffic solution
by Aven Piramide - August 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Age must have eroded my memory of the complete text of a favored quote.
Lack of idealism, our own bane
by Aven Piramide - August 2, 2018 - 12:00am
I take the word “Idealism,” according to one of Webster’s definition, as a theory that the essential nature of reality lies in consciousness or reason.
Fear descendsupon us
by Aven Piramide - July 29, 2018 - 12:00am
In the morning hours of the days leading to the May 2016 elections, I watched NBA games beamed live.
Images not quite unlike Arroyo
by Aven Piramide - July 26, 2018 - 12:00am
Like millions of Filipinos, I did not want to miss the SONA of President Rodrigo Duterte, last Monday.
Crying over spilt milk
by Aven Piramide - July 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Many say we, senior citizens, remember events that took place decades ago more vividly than those that happened more recently.
Caindec exposes Osmeña propaganda
by Aven Piramide - July 19, 2018 - 12:00am
There is no better application of the “Fermi’s Paradox” than taking it in the context of the horrendous traffic problem at the South District of Cebu City.
Let’s wish Pacquiao the best
by Aven Piramide - July 15, 2018 - 12:00am
As soon as the Manny Pacquiao-Lucas Matthysse world welterweight championship fight was announced, I wrote a column saying I would break my practice of getting a pay-per-view subscription to watch good boxing m...
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